Grues, Vendée

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Grues
The church  of Saint-Nicolas, in Grues
The church of Saint-Nicolas, in Grues
Grues is located in France
Grues
Grues
Coordinates: 46°23′59″N 1°18′11″W / 46.3997°N 1.3031°W / 46.3997; -1.3031Coordinates: 46°23′59″N 1°18′11″W / 46.3997°N 1.3031°W / 46.3997; -1.3031
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Luçon
Intercommunality Pays né de la mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) James Cardineau
Area1 47.18 km2 (18.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 762
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85104 /85580
Elevation 1–15 m (3.3–49.2 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Grues is a commune in the Vendée département in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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The river Lay forms most of the commune's western border.

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